André Ernst studied sociology at the University of Cologne, with economics and social psychology as minor subjects. After his studies, he worked at the University of Cologne at the Institute of Criminology and the Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology, among others, as a research assistant in the DFG-funded projects "Violence and Suicide in Juvenile Detention" and "Friendship and Violence in Adolescence".
André Ernst is scientific coordinator of the GESIS Workshops
- Analytical Sociology and Criminology
- Deviant Behavior, Crime
- Network analysis